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Run and Eggnog Cheesecake

Crumb Crust:
1 cup graham wafer crumbs
2 Tbsp granulated sugar
1/4 cup margarine or butter , melted


1 envelope unflavoured gelatin
1/4 cup light rum
1/4 cup boiling water
3 eggs, separated
2 Tbsp granulated sugar
1 lb. cream cheese, softened
1 can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk
2 tsp vanilla
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups whipping cream

Crust:In a medium bowl, combine graham wafer crumbs, sugar and melted butter. Press well into 9 inch spring form pan. Bake in 350 F oven for 10 minutes. Let cool.

Filling:In small bowl sprinkle gelatin over rum; let stand for 5 minutes. Add boiling water and stir until gelatin is dissolved. In a small saucepan, whisk together egg yolks and 2 Tbsp sugar. Whisk in gelatin mixture and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to boil. Remove from heat and set aside. In a large bowl with electric mixer, beat cream cheese, condensed milk, gelatin mixture and vanilla until smooth. Chill 20 to 30 minutes or until partially set. Beat egg whites until they hold soft peaks; beat in 1/4 cup sugar until mixture holds stiff peaks. In a small bowl whip 1/2 cup whipping cream until thick. Fold egg whites, then whipped cream into cream cheese mixture. Pour over prepared crust. Chill until set, several hours or over night. To serve, whip remaining cream and spread over top, sprinkle with nutmeg. Makes 10 servings. Submitted by Kim Hill, Charlottetown, P.E.I.

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